Using Mobile Technology for Communication in the Educational Setting

This article emphasized the importance of implementing a feature matching process during assessment to match the strengths and needs of the users to the features of an AAC system. Case studies were used to illustrate the feature matching process. It should be noted that both students discussed were able to use direct selection to access their communication systems. Had an alternate access method been required, alternate systems and access methods would have been explored in conjunction with an occupational and physical therapist to identify the most appropriate system.

O’Brien, Meghan. (2015). Using Mobile Technology for Communication in the Educational Setting. Sig 12 Perspectives on Augmentative and Alternative Communication, 24, 45-50.

About rickyWburk

Ricky W. Burk, CCC-SLP, BCS-F, is a speech-language pathologist who provides in-home therapy for adolescents and adults residing in Tennessee and Mississippi who stutter. His career includes PreK, elementary, middle, and high school practice, undergraduate & graduate faculty appointments, skilled nursing, national & international consultation, private practice, and national & international speaking presentations. He holds the American Speech-Language Hearing Association Certificate of Clinical Competence, and he is a Board Certified Specialist in Fluency Disorders. He is the ASHA Continuing Education Administrator for the National Association for Speech Fluency.
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